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Will there be physical copies sold in stores?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Redness, Feb 12, 2018.

  1. Redness

    Redness The Class Pet

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    This is the question
     
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  2. SmokeRulz

    SmokeRulz Where there is smoke, there is fire!
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    That's another thing these sorts of indie games can't worry about until later, much like with console ports. Physical versions are possible in the future if the game is rather successful. Though I think changes to ESRB fees (I think? might have to look that article up again) completely screwed lots of indie devs and made them cancel physical versions, so don't count on it.
     
  3. ManeSix

    ManeSix The Powers that Be
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    Very, very, very unlikely.

    We do have the backer's edition physical run coming for people who got the tiers that included it, and we're open to limited physical runs in the future if things go well, but (If they happen) they'd be made-to-order, rather than distributed through physical retailers.
     
  4. ty4brawl

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    Is there a big difference?
     
  5. Pom d'or

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    Maybe this article? Or some other one talking about the same fee change thing.
    Why your favorite indie game may not get a boxed edition
    The issue there is actually only with console games - in short, now that there are lower fees, the 'big three' console developers require an ESRB rating for any physical release game.

    That situation is a real bummer, but thankfully the limited physical release of TFH (as a backer reward) won't be affected since it's PC-only.
     
  6. SmokeRulz

    SmokeRulz Where there is smoke, there is fire!
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    It wasn't that article specifically, but yeah, it was something like that. Should have remembered it had to do with console versions of the games specifically. Bleh.